Paint

My Notes Calendar Clipboard

By  Lauren Meader 

size: 12"x14"

  • My Notes Calendar Clipboard
  • Closeup View

Materials

  • White painted clipboard, 12”x14” (ProvoCraft)
  • Patterned (SEI): Penelope’s Potpourri; Hippie Chick
  • Cardstock-weight vellum
  • Design a Calendar 2008 (Impress Rubber Stamps)
  • Penelope’s Potpourri alphabet stickers (SEI)
  • Blossoms II chipboard flower (Maya Road)
  • Earth Velvet Blossoms, two (Maya Road)
  • Rhinestone brads, two
  • Square adhesive acrylic tag (Making Memories)
  • Ribbon: red/white stitched, 5/8”; pink/red dot

Tools

  • Stamp sets: Garden Whimsy (Stampin’ Up!); So Swirly (Lizzie Anne Designs)
  • Ink pads (Tsukineko): Red Magic, Aegean Blue, and Aloe Vera VersaMagic Dew Drops; Graphite Black Brilliance
  • Découpage medium
  • Dimensional adhesive dots
  • Precision File Kit (BasicGrey)
  • Small notepad
  • Clipboard
  • 1. Plan paper placement, using photo as guide. Cut paper to size and adhere to clipboard with découpage medium; let dry.
  • 2. Adhere acrylic tag to clip. Tie pink ribbon through hole.
  • 3. Stamp black butterfly with sentiment at upper left side of clipboard. Stamp black butterfly onto vellum; cut out and set aside.
  • 4. Trace chipboard flower onto back of patterned paper of choice; cut out and découpage to chipboard. Use file to smooth all edges. Ink edges red.
  • 5. Tie stitched ribbon around clipboard, through center of chipboard flower. Spot adhere ribbon with adhesive dots to secure.
  • 6. Apply letter stickers to clipboard, spelling "my notes." Adhere vellum butterfly using dimensional adhesive dots; gently curl wings with fingers for added dimension.
  • Calendar
  • 1. Cut patterned paper to fit inside back of case and adhere. Adhere back of calendar case to bottom of clipboard with double-sided tape; be sure case still opens as intended.
  • 2. Remove calendar inserts; follow manufacturer's instructions to stamp inserts as desired. Let dry completely before placing back in case.
  • 3. Insert rhinestone brads through velvet flower centers; adhere to calendar case and clipboard.
  • 4. Measure top of notepad and cut paper to cover binding; adhere with double-sided tape. Place in clip.